Cholesterol

Olive Oil for Bone Health

by on October 9, 2012

The Mediterranean diet is widely known to be among the healthiest in the world. Now new research is showing that in particular, the high intake of olive oil in this diet is associated with increased levels of the markers which are necessary for healthy bone formation, called osteocalcin. Men between the ages of 55 and […]

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Rosehips For The Heart

by on March 1, 2012

Overweight patients who took rose hip powder every day for six weeks saw significant improvements in their blood pressure and cholesterol levels. This study was reported in the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition (EJCN). Though rose hips are known for their vitamin C content they are also thought to have a powerful anti-inflammatory effect too. […]

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Eggs Don’t Raise Cholesterol

by on November 28, 2011

There are a lot of authorities who say that the old advice that eggs raise the body’s cholesterol is pure unproven nonsense. The latest research from the University of Alberta in Canada confirms this view. In fact, Jianpint Wu, who led the research team, tells us that not only are eggs an excellent source of […]

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